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Equal rites : a Discworld novel

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Harper Paperbacks, 2000, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels, consistent number one bestsellers in England, have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody along with Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen. In Equal Rites, a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son, who is just at that moment being born. The fact that the son is actually a daughter is discovered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Satire
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 0061020699 9780061020698
OCLC Number: 43620558
Description: 213 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett.

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Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels, consistent number one bestsellers in England, have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody along with Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen. In Equal Rites, a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son, who is just at that moment being born. The fact that the son is actually a daughter is discovered just a little too late.

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